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FOX News
Sep 29, 2012 12:00pm EDT
the terrorists who murdered four americans. >> homeland security chair congressman peter king is calling for u.n. ambassador susan rice to resign. king says she needs to pay the consequences for misleading americans about what happened in libya. wasting no time, obama administration officials and congressional democrats are coming to rice's defense, saying she went on the sunday talk shows and gave the "best information and best assessment that the administration had at the time." national security council spokesman tommy vitt just-released statement saying rice has done extraordinary work at the united nations and for the american people. the president appreciates the work she does every day and is looking forward to her continued work. congressman king is joining us now with his thoughts on all this. congressman king, thank you so much for joining us today. >> thank you. >> do you believe that ambassador rice is part of a deliberate cover-up to mislead the public on the events surrounding the attack in banghazi? >> ambassador rice was deliberate misleading the american people or showed a lack
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 8:00am PDT
minister netanyahu at the u.n. yesterday dramatically laying down his red line for stopping iran's program. one day later it exploded on twitter with the jury still out whether the prop was pure genius or a cheap stunt? a ari fleischer said it was one of the best uses of a chart identify seen. is the world listening? sam stein, and jerusalem based journalist tweeted get ready for 10,000 tweets about the absurd bomb chart. few new more than ambassador dennis ross. he served as the point man in the middle east process for george h.w. bush and bill clinton. he's a political analyst for msnbc. we're glad to have you, ambassador ross. we've seen never a speech like this at the u.n. by such a key, prominent leader. here's what tom brokaw said with it on "the daily rundown." >> think what they would say if president obama did something like or george w. bush or if mitt romney had made a speech and held up that kind of bomb and drew the line across it. it kind of boggles the mind, quite frankly. >> ambassador, what if this had been an american president doing something like this? >> well, i think
FOX News
Sep 29, 2012 9:00am PDT
on a proposed global tax on the rich. the u.n. general assembly plans to discuss a series of international taxes among the global taxes being considered a 1% tax on billionaires around the world and a fee taxed on to airline tickets. >>> rising concerns of flooding in connecticut where residents on the shoreline are using rowboats on flooded roads. many local businesses are already underway and it's a similar situation in midland, texas, where rescue workers are pulling stranded portists from - motorists from their cars. >>> the first presidential debate is four days away. the university of denver is making the final preps for the big night. right now both candidates will use part of this weekend to prepare. those are the top stories right now. back to you. >> peter, thank you very much. >> well, as calls for u.n. ambassador susan rice to resign surface in the republican ranks, democrats both in the obama administration and on the hill are coming to the ambassador's defense. molly hennenberg has the latest on this story. molly? >> congressman peter king, the republican chair of the house homelan
CNN
Sep 29, 2012 4:30am PDT
, there were all sorts of expectations that mahmoud ahmadinejad would go after the bang at the u.n. this week. after all, his final address as president of iran, but he didn't, at least not at the u.n., saving most of his rhetoric for media interviews. ahmadinejad was relatively tamed compared to earlier years. he was insistent that his nation was committed to peace. jim walsh, an expert at international security at mit joins me now and, jim, what was your take on this speech? >> well, deb, i think you're right. i expected, as happens every year, ahmadinejad, well, i expect many different ahmadinejads. i expect the ones that has meetings like the two meetings i attended is kindler and gentler and the one that speaks in front of the general assembly is fiery to speak to that audience back home in iran or send the message to the world and didn't happen. he was pretty tame all throughout. i think what we were getting was a message of, we're reasonable and we're willing to talk and that sort of sets the stage for what will happen the u.s. election and early next year. >> you know, jim, ahmadineja
FOX News
Sep 30, 2012 8:00am PDT
on collapse, he said. so diplomacy is taking center stage at the u.n. general assembly. the prime minister warning the world that iran must be given a red line, according to benben. if you missed this, here it is. >> where should a red line be drawn? a red line should be drawn right here. before -- before iran completes the second stage of nuclear enrichment. >> jamie: but for all the sanctions and all the warnings, all these years, simple truths remain that the centrifuge in iran keep spinning and iran gets closer to possibly building the most powerful weapon we have ever seen on earth. where do we go from here? more on this with the former israeli ambassador to the united nations and a fox news contributor, ambassador, thank you very much for coming in. i know how passionate you are on about this top i think. when i hear the israeli finance minister say that iran is on the edge of collapse because of the sanctions, i think to myself: the people of iran, who may not be to blame for the fact that iran's leaders want potentially a new clear bomb, they will really suffer. could we see an upr
WHUT
Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of president bashar al-assad and rebels opposed to his regime. the u.n.'s new forecast is nearly quadruple the previous estimate from june. hundreds of thousands of refugees have already fled into neighboring countries including turkey and lebanon during the 18-month conflict. will the donors pledged thursday to give at least $10 million to democratic super pacs in the lead up to the 2012 election. billionaire george soros is promising to give $1 million to the pro-obama super pac priorities usa action. the former hedge fund manager also plans to donate half a million dollars to a pair of super pacs supporting democratic candidates for congress. even with the latest round of pledges, contributions by soros this cycle will pale in comparison to some donors on the republican side. casino magnate sheldon adelson has pledged to spend up to $100 million to defeat president obama and the democrats this year. president obama and republican challenger mitt romney each campaign thursday in the hotly contested battleground state of virginia. both candidates attempted to court virginia's large popula
CNN
Oct 1, 2012 1:00pm PDT
ready for wednesday's rumble. >> well, the president's the president. he was at the u.n. giving two major speeches. he's been dealing with all sorts of international business, domestic business. he is at the white house a lot of the time preparing and i can tell you that his -- they have had to cancel times when he might or might not have been able to do preparation. it's my understanding mitt romney spent four or five days secluded somewhere. had five debates in 24 hours or 48 hours. and has senator portman with him every day on the airplane practicing. i'm here. i'm not traveling with the president or doing any of this. >> more expectations setting from senator kerrly and also making the point that being the job of president gets in the way of debate prep and leaving town and leaving washington helps for the president and doesn't hurt, wolf, picked a battleground state, nevada, to do the debate prep and going to other states. >> not far from denver, either. >> an easy jump over. also learning new details about how mitt romney's preparing for his first face to face contest with the
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 3:00pm PDT
. >> the turks took the issue to the u.n. security council where russia has consistently blocked any kind of action against the syrian regime. >> neither nato nor the u.n. security council has actually made the kind of decision that turkey wants on this issue, so in a way, it finds itself isolated and it's a position of great discomfort to the turkish prime minister. >> moments ago, the u.n. security council condemned the mortar attack on the turkish border town, but the turkish army believes it already has what it needs to cross into syria if provoked again. >> bret: jennifer, thank you. still ahead, florida's voter fraud scandal is getting nasty for republicans. first, certain words are so inflammatory, they're almost unheard of here in washington. a republican senator uses one for the obama administration does your phone give you all day battery life ? droid does. and does it launch apps by voice while learning your voice ? launch cab4me. droid does. keep left at the fork. does it do turn-by-turn navigation ? droid does. with verizon, america's largest 4g lte network, and motorola, dro
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 1:00pm PDT
think the president on too many occasions has deferred our foreign policy leadership to the u.n. security council, to the u.n. >> egypt now with the muslim brotherhood president, pakistan highly tumultuous. >> as you can see, it's hard to get anything from these two, aside from their now redundant talking points. and it really wouldn't matter if this was just a televised debate before one of the republican primaries. but it isn't. these two want to occupy the global stage. for the president, on the other hand, this week was fraught with political land mines as he prepared to address the u.n. and here is how he decided to address the issue of iran and its nuclear ambitions. >> so let me be clear, america wants to resolve this issue through diplomacy and we believe that there is still time and space to do so, but that time is not unlimited. >> that is what international diplomacy looks like in these difficult treacherous times. but when i hear mr. romney speak about foreign affairs, i'm reminded of the words of shakespeare's mcbeth. it sounds like "a tale told by an idiot, full of
MSNBC
Sep 30, 2012 11:00am PDT
that killed our ambassador, chris stevens and others on the ground. on september 16th, the u.n. ambassador for this administration came on this program and this is how she described whether or not this was a deliberate act, a terrorist attack. this is what sizen wright said at that time. >> let me tell you best information we have at present. first of all, there's an fbi investigation which is ongoing and we look to that investigation to give us the definitive word as to what transpired. but putting together the best information that we have available to us today, our current assessment is that what happened in benghazi was in fact initially a spontaneous reaction to what had just transpired hours before in cairo. almost a copycat of the demonstrations against our facility in cairo. which were prompted of course by the video. >> there's a caveat there, she said the fbi was still investigating. but the thought was it was a spontaneous reaction. a couple of days before that the libyan president said al qaeda was behind the attack. and days later, the president's spokesman, jay carney says th
FOX News
Sep 29, 2012 3:00pm PDT
explanations for the deadly attack on our consulate in libya. almost two weeks ago, u.s. ambassador to the u.n. susan rice claimed the assault was a spontaneous outburst of violence. u.s. officials now admit i was a coordinated terrorist tack. today a leading lawmaker calling on ambassador rice to resign. molly henneberg, who wants the ambassador to step down? >> reporter: it is congressman peter king, the republican chaiuse homeland security committee, the first lawmaker to call for ambassador rice's resignation. he wants to know why she went on sunday talk shows, five days after the attack and said it was a spontaneous event even though king says there was circumstantial evidence that it was a terror attack. >> entire administration has handled this wrong from the start misinformed the american people, misinformed the world she was our representative to the world. supposedly explaining what happened. everything she said was wrong. the administration is now trying to cover it by saying she was given the best information they had available at the time. >> reporter: a state department spokesper
FOX News
Sep 29, 2012 1:00pm PDT
on our consulate. we will speak with former ambassador to the u.n. john bolton a little bit later in the show. >> gregg: radical islamic groups leading a new wave of anti-american protests. religious students and clerics organizing a march in tehran and chanting death to america. in pakistan police say at least 15,000 people plugging the streets of karachi demanding the expulsion of america's ambassador. >> heather: back here at home we are learning more about a horrific workplace shooting that happened in minneapolis. five people were killed on thursday. latest victim died yesterday at the hospital. now, the gunman, 36-year-old opened fire at a small sign making company after he was let go. police say that she shot and killed himself at the scene. one of the victims is identified as a driver for ups as driver for 29 years. the sign company was on his route and he was loading his truck when he was shot. another victim was the owner of business. he came to the u.s. from israel and started the company more than 30 years ago. >> his kids and wife, that was the center of his world. >>
FOX News
Sep 29, 2012 11:30am PDT
. >> did the press pass on this to. >> he takes center stage at the u.n. >> i expect people will call me awful things every day. >> jon: how did the media treat his message? how did the news media react to
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm PDT
positions so it is still a very dangerous situation along that long border. trace? >>trace: action in the u.n. could have been the wrong word, you are right. >> bringing in middle east expert michael singh, a former senior director for middle east affairs at the national security council. you have, michael, the situation where syria has apologized. you have turkey saying there is no appetite for war. the question becomes, can bashar al-assad handle fighting from in his country the rebels as well as outside of his country from turkey? that could be enough to crush the regime? >>guest: there is is no doubt bashar al-assad wants to keep turkey out of this. that is why we see not just syria apologizing but the russians who are the main diplomatic protector coming in and trying to contain this situation. what you see from the west, also, frankly, is a desire to contain the actual spillover here, the fighting here, and move this into the united nations security council to try to take advantage of this, to spur action in the council. >>trace: you use the word "contain" and that brings the next quest
FOX News
Sep 29, 2012 10:00am PDT
-- >> and angela. >> making a move within 24 hours and five or fix days later our u.n. ambassador told us point blank that it was not pre-meditated that it was spontaneous, so, she sounds for sure. the bottom line is this, everyone in the administration has been lock in step in protecting this president during the election year. and we know that this president has put politics before policy. and now, people have lost their lives. and jehmu you said the administration is focused on securing our diplomatic places abroad, our diplomatic institutions abroad. what happened on doing that security before 9/11? what happened to that? why are we focused on it now? >> and so many people are asking, as we-- a couple of questions about what was going on on the ground when they knew there was danger in those areas. >> even the ambassador stated it. but i want to ask you something that's important here, because this is a crucial week for the president as well as governor mitt romney. how might this impact the presidential campaign in terms of how it will relate to the first presidential debate? >> i hope tha
FOX News
Sep 30, 2012 9:00am PDT
for the resignation of u.n. bambass dorsusan rice who, said that it appeared to be a spontaneous uprising against an anti-muslim video. >> five days went by. we have reports that intelligence people knew within 24 hours that this was a terror attack, yet, they sent her out to say things that were absolutely false and continue to do so, which is, again... really either as i say, willful, ignorance or abysmal lack of knowledge of the facts. >> reporter: but the administration claims it was so complex, they didn't know for sure it was a terror attack. and david axelrod saying, we don't want a president who shoots first and aims later. >> governor romney leaped out on this libya issue on the first day. and was terribly mistaken about what he said. that is not what you want in a president of the united states. and as for senator mccain, for whom i have great respect, he has disapproved of our approach in libya from the beginning. >> reporter: democrats say the focus needs to be on protecting american personnel in the future. >> thank you. another suspected incident of a deadly insider attack in afghan
CNN
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
-border shelling. the syrian ambassador to the u.n. offered condolences today in a letter he presented to u.n. officials. meanwhile, turkey's parliament held an emergency session, authorized cross-border military operations into syria. doesn't mean they're going to happen. they just authorized them. the close ties between syria and turkey, that they once had, they now have been severely strained. i spoke to ivan watson a short time ago. turkey's parliament held an emergency closed door session today. what was the outcome of that? >> reporter: they voted in favor of a new resolution which is rather vaguely written, but basically it gives the turkish government authority to send its armed forces into quote, unquote, foreign countries, basically in response for the deaths of these five civilians on wednesday. it's very clear that this is focused on syria in particular and it says that the turkish government can decide the scope or the size or the duration of any of these proposed military operations. turkish officials have come out and said this is not a war resolution. they're saying this is mo
NBC
Sep 30, 2012 8:00am PDT
/7, but apparently not during u.n. meetings. as "the new york post" highlighted here, the question about whether there was a snub not meeting with the israeli leader, e president is on "the view" just as u.n. world leaders are meeting. that was the headline of "the new york post" with their own point of view there. but is this -- is he not performing all of the critical roles of the presidency, particularly with the foreign policy crisis? with so many questions about management of the middle east, when you have a key united nations gathering, not to meet with world leaders, including netanyahu at a time of so much concern over iran? >> this president has been obviously in constant contact throughout the four years with world leaders. he's obviously been in deep consultation with prime minister netanyahu. obviously our administration has been in deep consultation with the defense and intelligence agencies in israel. so this president has been very, very focused on strengthens our alliances. he's built an unprecedented global effort in terms of sanctions against iran. so this president has led, an
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
obama and governor romney by phone. yesterday the prime minister made this impassioned plea before the u.n. general assembly to stop iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. that's a chart he used to set his red line to where iran's nuclear program must absolutely be stopped. this country was built by working people. the economy needs manufacturing. machines, tools, people making stuff. companies have to invest in making things. infrastructure, construction, production. we need it now more than ever. chevron's putting more than $8 billion dollars back in the u.s. economy this year. in pipes, cement, steel, jobs, energy. we need to get the wheels turning. i'm proud of that. making real things... for real. ...that make a real difference. ♪ wthe future of our medicare andr electiosocial security. for... a real difference. man 1: i want facts. straight talk. tell me your plan... and what it means for me. woman 2: i'm tired of the negative ads and political spin. that won't help me decide. man 2: i earned my medicare and social security. and i deserve some answers. anncr: where do the candidate
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 10:00am PDT
the president for what he said at the u.n. and talking about how we are in sync. our intelligence and military communities are on the same it timeline with respect to iranian nuclear development. and i think yesterday the president -- prime minister netanyahu drew a line which frankly the president has already drawn not with a cartoon and with that kind of a fdispla but the president has said point blank american policy is not a matter of containment, it is a matter of prevention. they will not have the ability to make a bomb. and the president is prepared to back that up. so, there is no gap here. and once again, mitt romney just as he did when he stepped out early in his comments on libya, inappropriately and wrong, he is once again inappropriately and wrongly characterizing the president's policy. >> john kerry, all fired up for debate preparation, have fun with that. >> thank you. >> have fun playing mitt romney and thank you so much. thanks for being with us today. >> thank you. >>> and up next here, israel's red line on iran. have we reached the point of no return? when will we? this is
CNN
Sep 29, 2012 2:00pm PDT
in aleppo burned this market, this is part of the u.n. world heritage site. rebels say they are fighting a decisive battle for the city. >>> and investigators at a detroit area, yesterday, acting on a claim that a man saw a body buried there around the same time that jimmy hoffa disappeared. by the way, 37 years ago that was, they dug up soil samples, and their first impression, not encouraging. >> we took two separate samples, all the samples basically just looked like murky, muddy earth. because of that, there is really no discernible remains visible. >> and police will check the soil samples anyway. we should know on monday what the analysis turns up, we'll let you know. >>> and jimmy hoffa's disappearance is still an open case. and every few years, a new clue comes up that re-energyizes the search, and the legend actually grows with time. more on the story. >> reporter: jimmy hoffa, the mafia-backed union leader in the era of robert kennedy. played in the movie, hoffa by jack nicholson. >> and my brother elected president -- >> but in 1975. hoffa disappeared, an american anti-hero wa
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